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World Track Championships - CM

Melbourne, Australia, May 26-30, 2004

Event program and results    Qualifying    First round    Repechages   Second round     Quarter Finals    Semi Finals    Finals

Men's Sprint Qualifying - May 29, 2004

Results

Young Dutch sensation Theo Bos posted the time to beat early in qualifying, with his sizzling 10.339 withstanding the best efforts by riders of the calibre of Ryan Bayley (Australia), and former World Champions Jan Van Eijden (Germany) and Florian Rousseau.

Germanyís Matthias John was the only rider to go quicker, pipping Bos by 0.017 to earn the number one seeding for the next round. The other riders to ride under 10.4 seconds were Damian Zielinski (Poland), Keirin Champion Jamie Staff (Great Britain) and defending Champion Laurent Gane (France).

Qualifying
 
A random draw determined that Hiroyuki Inagaki (Japan)
progressed to the next round.

1 Matthias John (Germany)                10.322 (69.753km/h)
2 Theo Bos (Netherlands)                 10.339 (69.639km/h)
3 Damian Zielinski (Poland)              10.355 (69.531km/h)
4 Jamie Staff (Great Britain)            10.383 (69.344km/h)
5 Laurent Gane (France)                  10.390 (69.297km/h)
6 MickaŽl Bourgain (France)              10.400 (69.230km/h)
7 Ryan Bayley (Australia)                10.403 (69.210km/h)
8 Ross Edgar (Great Britain)             10.423 (69.078km/h)
9 Kiyofumi Nagai (Japan)                 10.429 (69.038km/h)
10 Jens Fiedler (Germany)                10.447 (68.919km/h)
11 Lukasz Kwiatkowski (Poland)           10.454 (68.873km/h)
12 Florian Rousseau (France)             10.457 (68.853km/h)
13 Sean Eadie (Australia)                10.465 (68.800km/h)
14 Gregory Bauge (France)                10.491 (68.630km/h)
15 Jan Van Eijden (Germany)              10.546 (68.272km/h)
16 Teun Mulder (Netherlands)             10.576 (68.078km/h)
17 Salvador Melia (Spain)                10.619 (67.802km/h)
18 Hiroyuki Inagaki (Japan)              10.624 (67.771km/h)
19 Ahmed Lopez Naranjo (Cuba)            10.624 (67.771km/h)
20 Takashi Kaneko (Japan)                10.651 (67.599km/h)
21 Grzegorz Krejner (Poland)             10.661 (67.535km/h)
22 Ruben Donet Gregori (Spain)           10.662 (67.529km/h)
23 Dean Edwards (South Africa)           10.697 (67.308km/h)
24 Pavel Buran (Czech Republic)          10.772 (66.839km/h)
25 Athanasios Mantzoyranis (Greece)      10.807 (66.623km/h)
26 Julio Cesar Herrera Cabrera (Cuba)    11.023 (65.317km/h)
27 Morne Blignaut (South Africa)         11.220 (64.171km/h)

Start list - qualifying

180 Morne Blignaut (South Africa)
178 Lukasz Kwiatkowski (Poland)
155 Teun Mulder (Netherlands)
152 Theo Bos (Netherlands)
132 Hiroyuki Inagaki (Japan)
119 Athanasios Mantzoyranis (Greece)
64 Ruben Donet Gregori (Spain)
49 Pavel Buran (Czech Republic)
8 Ryan Bayley (Australia)
182 Dean Edwards (South Africa)
46 Julio Cesar Herrera Cabrera (Cuba)
70 Salvador Melia (Spain)
74 MickaŽl Bourgain (France)
47 Ahmed Lopez Naranjo (Cuba)
73 Gregory Bauge (France)
112 Jan Van Eijden (Germany)
82 Florian Rousseau (France)
105 Matthias John (Germany)
97 Jamie Staff (Great Britain)
176 Grzegorz Krejner (Poland)
11 Sean Eadie (Australia)
179 Damian Zielinski (Poland)
136 Kiyofumi Nagai (Japan)
135 Takashi Kaneko (Japan)
88 Ross Edgar (Great Britain)
103 Jens Fiedler (Germany)
75 Laurent Gane (France)